The Love of God

The Love of God

The Bible tells us that “God is love” (1 John 4:16). When God loves, He is simply being Himself, and this goes for all His other attributes as well (such as His goodness and justice). Because God is eternal, His love has no beginning and no end. Because He is...
The Love of God

1 Corinthians 13: The Love of Christ in Us

Christianity is not so much a religion as it is a romance. It is the story of a God who woos us to Himself and calls us His bride. It is the story of our lives becoming more and more like the life of Christ, learning to love like He loves us. The Love of Christ in Us...
The Love of God

Conforming to Christ

We are to be imitators of God. The way we enhance our capacity to imitate God is by recognizing the love of God and walking in love with one another. Ephesians 4:25–32 focuses on the ways in which we ought to demonstrate love for one another—speaking kindly,...
The Love of God

Growing in Passion for God

One of the marks of a disciple is passion: growing in the love and fear of the Lord. Although love and fear may seem contradictory, when it comes to our relationship with God they go hand in hand. We ought to have a sense of reverent awe, a mindset of humility...
The Love of God

Deuteronomy 28: Idolatry of the Heart

Deuteronomy 28 looks at the blessings God promised the Israelites if they would obey Him. The blessings extended to every realm of life: physical, economic, social, and political. God intended that Israel’s obedience to Him would result in greatness. They would be a...